February 16, 2012

The Persecution of John Demjanjuk

Patrick Buchanan, Human Events

"John Demjanjuk Guilty of Nazi Death Camp Murders," ran the headline on the BBC. The lede began:

 

"A German court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of helping to murder more than 28,000 Jews at a Nazi death camp in Poland."

 

Not until paragraph 17 does one find this jolting fact: "No evidence was produced that he committed a specific crime."

 

That is correct. No evidence was produced, no witness came forward to testify he ever saw Demjanjuk injure anyone. And the critical evidence that put Demjanjuk at Sobibor came -- from the KGB.

 

First was a KGB summary of an alleged interview with one Ignat Danilchenko, who claimed he was a guard at Sobibor and knew Demjanjuk. Second was the Soviet-supplied ID card from the...

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